Details of program Master students are required to attend courses in seven subject fields (political theory, political system of Switzerland, political system of the EU, international relations, comparative political science, policy analysis and political sociology). Subjects covered by students during their Bachelor studies do not have to be repeated in the Master program. A semester of study at a university with a teaching language other than English is required. A maximum of 30 credits must be attained during this semester. When combined with a suitable minor, the Master program in Political Science enables students to further pursue their interests and gain additional knowledge in all different fields of political science.